nd order METANET model with density (or occupancy) and mean speed as the state variables. Simulations are conducted in Matlab with several performance measures to evaluate the control strategy quantitatively.
Variable Speed Limits (VSL) and Coordinated Ramp Metering (CRM) are the main control strategies for freeway traffic. Model-based control design for CRM requires density (or flow) dynamics with the onramp inflow rate as the control variable; and the VSL design requires speed dynamics with the desired speed as the control variable. The METANET model provides… (More)